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Old 05-06-2012, 07:38 PM   #431
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Yes, because I am using them as Daytime Running lights they have to be that way by law. I knew a girl that was given a Jeep Cherokee form the US in her aunt's will, it cost her cost to a grand to have it brought up to code to Canadian ownership and registration, the biggest expense was installing a DRL system. Baffled the hell out of me when all they had to do was rewire the fog lights to the ignition. I could have done it for $20, and that would have included buying me lunch and 2 coffee.
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Old 05-07-2012, 08:13 AM   #432
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Yes, because I am using them as Daytime Running lights they have to be that way by law. I knew a girl that was given a Jeep Cherokee form the US in her aunt's will, it cost her cost to a grand to have it brought up to code to Canadian ownership and registration, the biggest expense was installing a DRL system. Baffled the hell out of me when all they had to do was rewire the fog lights to the ignition. I could have done it for $20, and that would have included buying me lunch and 2 coffee.
i seee. i like that idea alot. i honestly haven't heard of that law here, so if i were to do it, i would wire it to a toggle switch. that way i could have them on without the headlights (obviously not driving at night like that) and they wouldn't blink if i wired to the grille lights.
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i seee. i like that idea alot. i honestly haven't heard of that law here, so if i were to do it, i would wire it to a toggle switch. that way i could have them on without the headlights (obviously not driving at night like that) and they wouldn't blink if i wired to the grille lights.
Mine are wired to idk what it's called, but I just turned my car to accessory and tested wires under the hood til I found one that cames on with the car. So I guess mine are daytime running lights too.
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Mine are wired to idk what it's called, but I just turned my car to accessory and tested wires under the hood til I found one that cames on with the car. So I guess mine are daytime running lights too.
for some reason, i just don't like lights being on in the daytime.
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:29 PM   #435
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All cars in Canada built after 1990 require daytime running lights. That why you see all us Canadians driving around in the States with our lights on. :)
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:09 PM   #436
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All cars in Canada built after 1990 require daytime running lights. That why you see all us Canadians driving around in the States with our lights on. :)
It should be a law here in the states too. I can't believe how many drivers do not understand the concept of light in the rain.

How well do those LED's show up in the daytime? I have some small orange ones on my car and they don't show well through sunlight shining on the headlights.

BTW Any Focus (2000-2004 at least, maybe up to 2007) can have day time running lights by simply putting in a relay. It turns on just the low beams and no parking or reverse light. That said, you LED's are way cooler.
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I hate my DRL's. It epitomizes a car built for the inattentive and/or elderly. I am smart enough to know when I need headlights. I don't need the car to do it for me.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:42 AM   #438
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I hate my DRL's. It epitomizes a car built for the inattentive and/or elderly. I am smart enough to know when I need headlights. I don't need the car to do it for me.
Amen to that, reason #234,687,340,200 that I hate GM products. If I want to drive around with just my fogs and parking lights on I going to damn it.
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My superduty had drl's, a simple pull of the fuse took care of them. Not to mention every crappy Chevy or GMC truck since 1995 driving around with only one drl on since GM engineers are idiots.
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